ArtNight Pasadena returns on Friday, October 14th, citywide. This art and culture celebration features music, dance, visual art, theater, art-making, storytelling, and history. ArtNight is an ongoing partnership between many cultural institutions and the Cultural Affairs Division of the City of Pasadena. Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors offering free admission from 6:00-10:00 pm.
Here are a few highlights in and around Old Pasadena:
ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
145 N. Raymond Avenue
Pasadena's free celebration of art returns in-person and city-wide on October 14. At the Armory, enjoy our current exhibition At the Table, live DJ sets from Sizzle Fantastic, a collaborative art-making project from artists-in-residence Myisha Arellano and Michelle Glass, plus an exhibition of Armory teen artists. Free shuttle buses connect the Armory to other ArtNight destinations, including the Gamble House and the USC Pacific Asia Museum. Be sure to also check out performances and Armory workshops organized by their partners at artWORKS.
CITY OF PASADENA CITY HALL
100 N. Garfield Avenue
Enjoy live music, create a festive succulent planter in a pumpkin, have a snack, then catch a free shuttle any of the ArtNight venues.
City-funded MiniGrants: The SUBS classic rock and Hodis Learning & Music jazz trio.
Food Truck: Pie ‘n Burger
PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
470 W. Walnut Street
Explore the Crown City’s civic history with Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena, 1890-1930, a dynamic time in Pasadena’s history – changing from an agricultural community into a renowned winter resort and bustling young city.
Food truck: Deli Doctor
THE GAMBLE HOUSE
4 Westmoreland Place
Enjoy a self-guided exploration of the Gamble House at night. Visit the Bookstore for a chance to win a raffle prize.